Intimate Worlds by Maggie Scarf
: Life Inside the Family

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The distinguished author of Unfinished Business and Intimate Partners now takes readers inside the complex worlds of the family to explore all of the factors that go into the formation and functioning of a family at different periods in its life. Line drawings.

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MAGGIE SCARF, the author of three highly acclaimed bestsellers— " U"nfinished Business, Intimate Partners, and Intimate Worlds— is a senior fellow at the Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University and a member of the advisory board of the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale. She is currently a contributing editor to "The New Republic" and has served on the" "Oxygen/Markle Pulse Advisory Board; she also served as a member of the advisory board of the American Psychiatric Press for a decade (1990– 2000). She has been a Ford Foundation fellow, a Nieman fellow in journalism at Harvard University, an Alicia Patterson Foundation fellow, has twice been a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and is a grantee of the Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. She has received several National Media awards from the American Psychological Foundation. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and is the mother of three daughters. "From the Hardcover edition.
Published June 1, 1995 by Diane Pub Co. 466 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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 A big book on families in Americadysfunctional and otherwiseby the always sympathetic Scarf (Intimate Partners, 1987, etc.), who has done her homework and more.

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How families shape each member's expectations, patterns of emotional reactivity, self-acceptance or self-hatred is the theme of Scarf's enlightening report. Combining interpretive analysis and case st

Jan 02 1995 | Read Full Review of Intimate Worlds:: Life Inside...

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